A recap of our past events


  • Monday 16 January Launch Night – 5.15-7: Room 203, 10 University Gardens

The launch will include a talk, wine reception and free copies of the first book club choice, Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country. All events are free and everyone is welcome.

1st Book club session: Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country

Edith Wharton Writing competition deadline

Talks on H.D., Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, Djuna Barnes

Elizabeth Anderson (University of Stirling)
Alex Goody (Oxford Brookes University)
Bryony Randall (University of Glasgow)
Virginia Ricard (University of Bordeaux-Montaigne)

2nd Book club session: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah

In collaboration with the Scottish Writers’ Centre and hosted by author and poet Carolyn Jess-Cooke. You will have an opportunity to perform your submissions on the theme ‘Transatlantic Literary Women’. You can find our call for submissions on our Creative Writing page.

TLW - MarApr Events

  • Tuesday 14 March, ‘Angela Carter’s Female America: Apocalyptic and Artificial’, 5.15 – 7: rooms 202 and 203, 4 University Gardens

A talk by Dr. Heidi Yeandle (Swansea University)

  • Monday 20th March: Third Book Club Session: 5.15 – 7pm, Room 203, 4 University Gardens

We will be discussing Nella Larsen’s Passing.

  • Saturday 22nd April: Transatlantic Women in the Trenches: 2-5pm, Pollock Park, Glasgow G43

A walk through the Digging In trenches in Pollock Park, with a talk on women and war and discussions. Visit this page for information on how to find the trenches.

  • Wednesday 26th April: Fourth Book Club Session: 5.15 – 7pm, Room 203, 4 University Gardens

We will be discussing Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos.

TLW - MayJun-13

A talk by Dr Rachael Alexander (University of Strathclyde). Refreshments will be available from 5pm.

Speakers include: Professor Melanie Dawson (William and Mary College, USA) and Professor Gary Totten (University of Nevada, Las Vegas). The event is free, but ticketed, so don’t forget to register!